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British Consulate in Bangladesh

British ConsulateThe British High Commission or British Consulate in Bangladesh is located in ‘Embassy Row’ in Dhaka Bangladesh. The British High Commission is close to the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka. The Thai Embassy in Bangladesh is also close by. We have listed their telephone number for the British High Commission in Dhaka below with a map and the street address.

If you are going in person then also find their opening hours at the Consulate for consular services. If you want to apply for a new British passport, apply for a visitors visa for your friend, fiancee visa or a marriage visa then this is where the process starts. Call them today or email them on the details listed below.

 British High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh

British High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh

United Nations Road
Baridhara
P O Box 6079 Dhaka 1212
City: Dhaka

Office Hours:

Sun-Wed: 0200 – 1000, Thurs: 0200 – 0800 (GMT)
Sun-Wed: 0800 – 1600, Thurs: 0800 – 1400 (Local)

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Consular Hours:

Sun-Thurs: 0230 – 0730 (GMT)
Sun-Thurs: 0830 – 1330 (Local)

 

Public holidays in Bangladesh (British Embassy):

If you are wanting to contact or to visit the British embassy in Dhaka then you should note the days when the embassy is closed for a public holiday. This could be a British or a local holiday so always check. A good example it the National Day of  Bangladesh which is a holiday even though not a British one. Call or best yet email them before you visit their offices.

DATEDAYHOLIDAY
01 JanuarySundayNew Year’s Day
21 FebruaryTuesdayShaheed Day
26 MarchMondayIndependence Day
08 AprilSundayEaster Sunday
06 MaySundayBuddha Purnima*
05 JuneTuesdayQueens Diamond Jubilee
19 AugustSundayEid-ul-Fitre*
20 AugustMondayEid-ul-Fitre*
24 OctoberWednesdayDurga Puja*
28 OctoberSundayEid-ul-Azha*
29 OctoberMondayEid-ul-Azha*
16 DecemberSundayVictory Day
25 DecemberTuesdayChristmas Day
26 DecemberWednesdayBoxing Day
27 DecemberThursdayReplacing the August Bank Holiday

 

UK Visa Applications : Processing Times (Dhaka Embassy)

The following is the average time taken to process a UK visa out of the Dhaka Embassy. The stats are collected by the UK Border Agency who keep track of the quality of service for issuing a UK visa to a foreign national abroad. Check the type of visa you have applied or are applying for and note what your average time for the British visa would be.

 

British Embassy in Bangladesh, Dhaka

Visits Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
Premium Visit (more than 6 months)29%71%92%98%99%100%100%100%100%192
General Visit (6 months or less)14%30%54%93%98%99%100%100%100%420
Business Visit (6 months or less)14%59%84%97%100%100%100%100%100%175
Family Visit (6 months or less)10%24%36%94%97%100%100%100%100%87
Transit (6 months or less)50%50%50%100%100%100%100%100%100%2
Other Visit (6 months or less)6%22%45%89%93%100%100%100%100%48

 

Points Based System Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
PBS Tier 10%18%65%97%100%100%100%100%100%43
PBS Tier 20%0%83%100%100%100%100%100%100%6
PBS Tier 434%69%84%93%96%98%100%100%100%635
PBS Tier 50%50%75%75%75%100%100%100%100%4

 

Other Non Settlement Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
EEA Family Permits0%22%44%66%100%100%100%100%100%9
Other Non-Settlement0%0%0%0%0%100%100%100%100%1

 

Settlement Visas2 days3 days5 days10 days15 days40 days60 days90 days120 daysTotal decisions made
Settlement0%0%0%2%7%7%8%88%94%71

 

The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012

 

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